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Re: drop bottles etc.

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  • hamburgerbuntpapier_de
    Dear Joan, the bottles are used for a particular leaf casting technique in paper restoration, so you should find them at the restorer s supply. Susanne Krause
    Message 1 of 3 , Sep 19, 2006
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      Dear Joan,

      the bottles are used for a particular leaf casting technique in paper restoration, so you
      should find them at the restorer's supply.

      Susanne Krause

      --- In Marbling@yahoogroups.com, "sixshort" <joan@...> wrote:
      >
      > Dear fellow marblers, Can anyone tell me where I can buy the drop
      > bottles with a curved tubular spout, as pictured in Einen Miura's
      > fantastic book "The Art of Marbled Paper" p.32 Illustration 13. (or
      > let me know Einen's email address for a personal enquiry). I am
      > trying to find a way to apply drops fast and accurately as shown in
      > Illustration 14, and have tried using a stylus, plastic pipette, eye
      > dropper and regular drop bottles, with mixed success. Mimi and Patty
      > Schleicher's video "Experience the Magic of Marbling" shows Mimi using
      > the same drop bottle with a curved spout.
      >
      > I have only recently tried applying paint in concentric circles, as
      > used in much Turkish and Spanish marbling, and when combined with
      > regular whisks for tiny drops of paint this technique has cleaned up
      > many of my problems in marbling, creating a much more distinct and
      > vivid image, with cleaner lines. The old overdrawn, greyish muddy
      > look caused by overcombing and lines too finely drawn has at last been
      > largely overcome. Just one more technique to add to others in a
      > never-ending search for good reliable marbling. As Peter Sellers used
      > to whine "So much to do, so little time" . . . .
      >
      > Happy marbling, Joan
      >
      > Great to see this list has resumed its wonderful exchange of ideas
      > after the annual summer dearth of interesting postings.
      >
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